Northwest Suburban College

Northwest Suburban College is a health sciences institution in the Chicagoland area with a focus on accelerated curricula. NWSC is home to certification programs for Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, and Medical Assistant as well as a Continuing Education Department. In addition to classroom space, the NWSC campus features three computer labs and a science lab. To provide a hands-on learning experience, NWSC offers externship opportunities in area hospitals and clinics.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
91%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Award of less than one academic year
Total Number of Students
44
Total Number of Undergrads
44
Academic Calendar

Differs by program

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,411
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Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
25%
Average Aid Per Year
$3,604
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
25%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,617
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,568

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
38%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,910
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$4,750

Majors

Majors Overview

Majors
2

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
11%
89%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

What Students Are Saying